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VGCC Offers Introduction To Italian Culture, Language

Dr. Christopher Messina is a second-generation Italian who delights in sharing his heritage. He will share this fall in an Introduction to Italian Culture and Language class at Vance-Granville Community College. The class will be held on Monday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 10 on the main campus in Vance County and  Read More

Computer Lab Gets Upgrade At VGCC Warren Campus

Vance-Granville Community College is upgrading both hardware and software in the computer lab at its Warren County Campus to better serve the students taking courses there. The 17 computers in the Human Resources Development lab are getting more memory and upgraded hard drives and operating systems. This will improve the performance of the computers and  Read More

VGCC Offers Office Computer Class At Its Warren County Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will conduct an office assistant computer class at its Warren County Campus in Warrenton June 4-29. The class will focus on computer skills used in the office environment, with special emphasis on business documents. Skills taught will include keyboarding and word processing, including resumes, business letters and spreadsheets, as well as email  Read More

VGCC Offers Conversational Spanish Class At Its Franklin County Campus

With the recent large increase in Spanish-speaking population, area residents are needing to learn the language more and more. Vance-Granville Community College has a course scheduled at its Franklin County Campus in Louisburg that will get you started in that direction. “Conversational Spanish” will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Mondays, beginning June  Read More

VGCC Ceremony Honors Fallen Law Officers

Law enforcement is the “deadliest profession in America,” Rufus Sales, director of Butner Public Safety, told officers, students and members of the public attending the Fifth Bi-Annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony at Vance-Granville Community College May 11. During the ceremony, Annette Fowler, vice president of the VGCC Criminal Justice Club, sponsor of the event,  Read More

21 Named College Transfer Scholars At VGCC 2001 Spring Convocation

Twenty-one students in the College Transfer program who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership qualities were named College Transfer Scholars at Vance-Granville Community College’s 2001 Spring Convocation May 2. Dr. John Beck, chairman of the College Transfer program, said the Scholars program is the only award given at VGCC that is determined by a vote  Read More

VGCC Ceremony May 11 Will Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Eight North Carolina law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in the past two years will be honored at an early morning ceremony May 11 at Vance-Granville Community College. The public is invited to attend the wreath-laying ceremony at the flag poles in front of Building 1 on the main campus, beginning at  Read More

VGCC Drama Students Showcase Talents

The drama students at Vance-Granville Community College have titled their showcase on Wednesday and Thursday evenings simply, “Let Us Entertain You.” Members of Betsy Thompson’s acting class will present scenes and monologues during the evening, and Thompson said, “Some will be serious, and some will be funny, but they will all be entertaining.” “Let Us  Read More

VGCC Hosts Regional Workshop For Instructors Of New GED 2002

Instructors from six area community colleges gathered for a regional workshop at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus April 4 to learn more about the new General Educational Development tests that will be administered beginning next year. They also received instruction on how to teach GED students to prepare for the calculator section of the new  Read More

VGCC Invites Public to Reading By Noted Poet, Author, Playwright

Award-winning poet, author and playwright Joseph Bathanti will read from his works at Vance-Granville Community College on Thursday, April 19. The college invites the public to attend the reading at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Building 2 on the main campus in Vance County. A Pittsburgh, Pa., native, Bathanti came to North Carolina in  Read More